Live from the Woods: Too much information cause of banking crisis

In the morning of Monday, August 14, 2017, Ghana’s financial walls came down after the Central Bank announced the takeover of two indigenous banks, Capital and UT banks. The announcement shook the nation. The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Addison explained the banks, earlier lauded for their successes, were financially distressed to […]

Live from the Woods: We need a National Cathedral, not National Hencoop

As an avowed Presbyterian, I support the construction of the National Cathedral not because it conveniently favours me as a Christian but that it will favour all Ghanaians – Christians, Muslims and Traditionalists. But I am against a National Hencoop that would seat only 5,000 people. The fallout of the government’s decision to facilitate the […]

Akufo-Addo to create 38 more districts

The government has initiated steps to create additional 38 districts across the country. The already 216 districts could rise to 254 if the Legislative Instruments (L.I) before Parliament mature. Local Government Minister, Hajia Alima Mahama told the media Thursday funds have been made available for the operation of the yet-to-be-created districts in the 2018 budget. […]

2018 budget: We have turned economy around – Ken Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta says the country’s economy is more robust than it was under the past regime. He credited the achievement to what he said were “deliberate strategic steps” taken by the government to grow the economy. Presenting the 2018 Fiscal Year Budget in Parliament Wednesday, the Finance Minister said government’s many policies designed […]